Conversation #12: Sue Wilson

Sue Wilson lives in Alcossebre, Spain, with her husband and five cats. She is a part time Project Manager, hoping to retire in the near future. Since the Brexit referendum, she has become better known as the Chair of Bremain in Spain, the pro-EU campaign group with over 5000 members, which represents British citizens living…

Conversation #11: Dominic Buxton

Photo credit: Oliver McNeil from Legend Photography Dominic Buxton is my next interviewee. His name comes up again and again in my pro-EU social media feeds, so I was delighted when he agreed to be interviewed. Dominic was born in London on 8 July 1999, moved to Germany at the age of three, and came back…

Conversation #10: Peter Cook

Photo Credit: Christina Jansen Peter Cook leads Human Dynamics, offering Business and Organisation Development. He also delivers keynotes around the world that blend business intelligence with parallel lessons from music, via The Academy of Rock. He is author of, and contributor to, eleven books on business leadership.  His three passions are science, business and music, having led…

Conversation #9: Elena Remigi

Elena Remigi, 49 years old, is an Italian interpreter, translator, language teacher and creator of ‘In Limbo’, a collective book of 144 Brexit-related testimonies from EU citizens living in the UK. She was born and raised in Milan, where she is originally from and moved to Canada for a year when she was 19. She…

Conversation #8: Madeleina Kay

Madeleina Kay, originally from Leicester, UK, is the driving force and illustrator behind Letters to Europe, previously featured on Conversations with Europe. She is a singer, artist, and writer, as well as a political activist – which includes being one of the Communications Officers at the Young European Movement. Her latest publication is Theresa Maybe…

Conversation #7: Catherine Pawsey

Catherine Pawsey is originally from Scotland, has lived in Kent, and has now retired to France. She renovates properties for her children, which are now rented out to people from across Europe. I met Catherine through pro-Remain conversations on social media and am delighted she has agreed to be interviewed for the blog – one…

Conversation #6: Moez Adamjee

My next conversation, after a little break, is with Moez Adamjee, who is engaged in many conversations about Europe – including being very active online, which is how we know each other. Moez is one of my first interviewees to sound hopeful about the future of Europe – I wonder if, nearly a year since…

Conversation #5: Karin Geršak

Photo: Jure Frelih Karin Geršak lives in Ljubljana, Slovenia. She studied Translation Studies in English and German at the Faculty of Arts in Ljubljana and also speaks Italian. She has had a varied career, including working as a croupier while studying. She has worked in tourism and the HRM department. Recently, she has been a freelance…

Conversation #3: Kat Boettge

  Kat Boettge has been elected provisionally as the East Midlands Green Party lead Euro candidate for the 2019 elections prior the referendum to be the relevant spokesperson. She is originally from Germany, but gained dual nationality last year. Kat has been living in Nottingham and in the UK for 16 years. She has previously…

Conversation #2: Justine Saracen

Retired university professor, opera manager, editor, Justine Saracen has written eleven historical thrillers that span the ages, from Ancient Egypt (The 100th Generation) through the Italian Renaissance (Sistine Heresy), to World War II; on opera (Mephisto Aria) religion (Sarah, Son of God, Beloved Gomorrah), and mountain gorillas (Dian’s Ghost). Recently she’s focused on World War…